Is it Normal to Have Shoulder Bruises From Squats? (7 Facts & Fixes)

Shoulder Bruises From Squats

Have you experienced shoulder bruises from squats? If so, I’m sure you’re wondering whether this is normal. Should you wear these bruises as a badge of honour or are you doing something wrong? I’ll now explain everything you need to know about squat bruises and what you can do about it. Shoulder Bruises From Squats … Read more

What’s the Difference Between Overhead Press and Military Press? (3 Pressing Facts)

What’s the Difference Between Overhead Press and Military Press

It’s a commonly asked question, “What’s the Difference Between Overhead Press and Military Press?” At first glance both movements may appear to be exactly the same. By this I mean that they both require you to press a weight overhead. So, in effect, it’s the same exercise, but with different names. However, there are a … Read more

How Far Apart Should Your Hands Be For Overhead Press? (Here’s 6 Tips)

How Far Apart Should Your Hands Be For Overhead Press

A commonly asked question, “How Far Apart Should Your Hands Be For Overhead Press?” The overhead press is definitely one of the most athletic compound movements. Plus, there are more technical aspects to the lift than you may first imagine. This is not as simple as just picking a barbell up and pressing it overhead. … Read more

Why Do I Feel Rows in My Traps? (6 Things You Should Know)

Why Do I Feel Rows in My Traps

I’ve heard many people ask, “Why Do I Feel Rows in My Traps?” Any row variation, barring the upright row, is typically performed to target the muscles of the upper back, especially the lats. So, if you’re feeling rows in your upper traps this points to a flaw in your form. I shall cover each … Read more

Should You Arch Your Back When Shoulder Pressing? (3 Things You Should Know)

Should You Arch Your Back When Shoulder Pressing

Who else wants to know, “Should You Arch Your Back When Shoulder Pressing?” An arch of the back is typically viewed as acceptable when you bench press. This is probably due to the fact that you are supporting much of the weight with a bench. However, there is no such “support” when you should press, … Read more

Should You Do Overhead Press and Bench Press on the Same Day?

Should You Do Overhead Press and Bench Press on the Same Day

Who else has wondered, “Should You Do Overhead Press and Bench Press on the Same Day?” There are probably no two better push-based exercises than the overhead press and the bench press. So, if you want to get a bigger and stronger upper body these two movements are a must. However, you’ll typically find that … Read more

Can I Do Deadlifts With a Rotator Cuff Injury? (3 Factors to Consider)

Can I Do Deadlifts With a Rotator Cuff Injury

Who else wants to know, “Can I Do Deadlifts With a Rotator Cuff Injury?” An injury, any injury, is something that we all dread. There’s nothing worse than getting into a rhythm at the gym and then having your workouts cut short due to a strain, a sprain, a tear, or whatever else. More often … Read more

Can You Do Lateral Raises Every Day? (3 Things You Should Know)

Can You Do Lateral Raises Every Day

Ever wondered, “Can You Do Lateral Raises Every Day?” Lateral raises are without doubt a great exercise. In fact, many of us perform the movement for purely aesthetic purposes. I mean, less face facts, lateral raises make the shoulders look good. So, would it be better or worse for you to be doing lateral raises … Read more

Why Do I Feel Push Ups in My Shoulders? (Fix These 5 Mistakes)

Why Do I Feel Push Ups in My Shoulders

Have you ever asked, “Why Do I Feel Push Ups in My Shoulders?” Okay, admittedly push ups do work the shoulders to some extent. However, we all typically view them more as a chest (and even tricep) exercise. So, there’s nothing more frustrating than constantly feeling push ups in your shoulders. This can range from … Read more